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Riley Children’s Foundation Donates To Area Foundations

WARSAW — Today at Warsaw Community High School, Riley Children’s Foundation gave a total of $10,500 in grants to Warsaw area foundations who are invested in helping children in the area. Warsaw Riley Leadership Committee member Susan Findlay stated Riley chose to give to these organizations because, “These … Read More

Pictured are Chris McCray from Silveus Insurance Group and member of the CASA Hoopfest committee; Jill Serbousek, CASA board member and Hoopfest committee member; and Tyler Silveus, CEO of Silveus Insurance Group.

Silveus Joining CASA For 3-On-3 Hoopfest

WARSAW — CASA of Kosciusko County is excited to announce Silveus Insurance Group will again be joining with CASA for its second 3-on-3 Hoopfest tournament Saturday, May 21.  This fun basketball filled event will tip off at the Gordon Rec Center located on the Grace College Campus. This … Read More

From left, Patty Richardson,  Syracuse, Kearstin Criswell, Warsaw, and Krystal Smith, Warsaw, cross the finish line. (Photos by Amanda McFarland)

Heroes Run For A Good Cause

WINONA LAKE — They may not have been faster than a speeding bullet, but approximately 150 local “superheroes” gathered in Winona Lake today, Saturday, April 30, to conquer the second annual Hero Run. Approximately 150 costumed crusaders gathered to raise local awareness of three local organizations that uphold justice and serve … Read More

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Pinwheel Garden Planted In Honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month

Approximately 40 people gathered on the south lawn of the Kosciusko County Courthouse in Warsaw today to plant a garden of blue pinwheels in honor of Child Abuse Prevention month. Those attending the ceremony included representatives of Court Appointed Special Advocates, Department of Children’s Services, Judge David Cates, … Read More

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Pinwheel Garden To Be Planted In Honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month

WARSAW —  CASA and DCS  will join together at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 13,  to plant a pinwheel garden on the south side of the courthouse lawn.  The judges, school superintendents and other local community members have also been invited to participate. CASA and DCS used to do … Read More

Pictured in front from left are Pat Espinoza, Mona Baum, Leslie Petko, Jane Nolin and Nikki Schultz. In back are Judge David Cates, Dennis Burch, Theresa Faulkner, Rick Swaim and Jennie Sholly. Not pictured are Terrill Brown and Rob Gruenloh. (Photos by Amanda McFarland)

Volunteers To Advocate For Children

WARSAW — A group of local citizens stepped up Tuesday evening, March 1, and agreed to be advocates for Kosciusko County children who are somehow caught up in the court system. Kosciusko County Superior Court I Judge David Cates swore in nine of the 11 individuals who completed training to become Court … Read More

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Mission Point Raises Over $25k For Local Organizations

WARSAW — For the past month, Mission Point Community Church has been running a generosity campaign called “LoveBlitz.” The goal has been to serve the community in tangible ways and raise money to support local charities while letting the people of Kosciusko County know that the church cares for them, and ultimately that God cares for them. As Lead Pastor Kondo Simfukwe pointed out, “Too often the church is known for what it is against. We want to be known by what we are for.”

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Enjoying the VIP Reception with wine and a special speaker.

A Fun Evening To Raise Funds To Support CASA

WARSAW — The airport hanger for Image Air was transformed into a Mediterranean night for the 14th annual CASA Holiday Festival with its theme “CASAblanca, Here’s Look’n Out For You Kid!” Throughout the room silhouettes of kids holding messages were displayed and photos of CASA volunteers shown in … Read More

CASA of Kosciusko County has continued to grow since its inception in 1990, but is still seeking more volunteers. (Photo provided)

Casa Holiday Festival Fundraiser Auctioning Over 75 Items

WARSAW — Court Appointed Special Advocates of Kosciusko County, better known as CASA, will host its 14th annual Holiday Festival fundraiser from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at Image Air Charters, 2815 Foreman Drive, Warsaw, at the Warsaw Airport. This year’s theme is “CASAblanca — Here’s look’n out … Read More

From left: Chad Zaucha, the Kosciusko County Promise fund; and Jennifer Lucht, The Warsaw Breakfast Optimist Club.

Warsaw Optimist Club Donates To The Community

By TRINA HOY Warsaw Optimist Club WARSAW — Through various fundraising activities during the year, the Warsaw Breakfast Optimist Club raises over $28,000 to donate to youth oriented activities. Recently, the club donated $2,500 to Kosciusko County Promise, $500 to CASA, $500 to Big Brothers Big Sisters and $100 to Warsaw … Read More

CASA of Kosciusko County has continued to grow since its inception in 1990, but is still seeking more volunteers. (Photo provided)

CASAblanca Theme For CASA Holiday Festival Fundraiser

WARSAW — Court Appointed Special Advocates of Kosciusko County, better known as CASA, will host its 14th annual Holiday Festival fundraiser from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at Image Air Charters, 2815 Foreman Drive, Warsaw, at the Warsaw Airport. This year’s theme is “CASAblanca — Here’s look’n out for your kid!.”

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CASA Hoopfest Set For July 25

CASA of Kosciusko County has announced that Silveus Insurance Group will be the event sponsor of the first CASA 3-on-3 Hoopfest set for Saturday, July 25. This fun basketball filled event will be held at the Gordon Recreation Center on the Grace College Campus. The day will consist … Read More

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New Officer Team To Lead Altrusa Club

Members of Altrusa International of Warsaw gathered at the Boat House Restaurant in Winona Lake for their annual banquet on June 4. The club’s new officer team was installed in a unique baker-themed ceremony honoring incoming president Vicki Martin’s baking talents. The new officer team includes Martin as … Read More

CASA of Kosciusko County has continued to grow since its inception in 1990, but is still seeking more volunteers. (Photo provided)

Kosciusko County CASA Hopes To Continue Growth

Court Appointed Special Advocates is a national organization that spans nearly every county in Indiana as well as all 50 states. Volunteers are counted on to obtain information on children who have found their way into the court system due to abuse, neglect or highly contested custody battles. Although it … Read More